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Classic Italy
8 Days/7 Nights From
AU$1,915 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Tour Code
    CAR-19-CLT
  • Travel From
    03 Nov 2019
  • Travel Until
    29 Mar 2020
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8 Days/7 Nights From
AU$1,915 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Tour Code
    CAR-19-CLT
  • Travel From
    03 Nov 2019
  • Travel Until
    29 Mar 2020
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*No single supplement
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Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 7-night accommodationInclusionInclusion English speaking tour escortTourTour Tour of Rome with entrance tickets to Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica with “Skip the Line” TourTour Tour of Venice with private water-taxi transfer to Piazza San Marco and skip the line access at St. Mark’s BasilicaToursTours Tour of Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis, and Siena, a UNESCO siteToursTours Tour of Florence the '“Cradle of Renaissance", and Bologna, site of the medieval Two Towers

Summary

From rich history, to magnificent art, to sumptuous wines and romantic gondola - this Classic Italy tour has it all! Start your classic odyssey in the hill town of Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis, then take a step back in time in the UNESCO-recognized city of Siena. Learn more about the country's artistic heritage during your tour of Florence, "the cradle of Renaissance" and discover the 'red fat city' of Bologna as you take a stroll from Piazza Malpighi to Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore. Experience a moment of silence at Pontifical Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua, before you take on Venice, the city of Love where you'll enjoy a private water-taxi transfer to Piazza San Marco. You'll have enough time to check out Venice's most iconic places before you venture deep into the countryside with a visit to Val di Chiana and Montepulciano, a medieval town known for succulent wines. Your Classic Italy tour ends with an iconic journey through Rome, the Eternal City, where you're given an exclusive “Skip the Line” access to Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica.

This tour departs from Rome.

2019 Departure Dates
November 3, 10, 17
December 8

2020 Departure Dates
January 12, 26
February 9, 23
March 8, 15, 22, 29

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No single supplement in 1st Category

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tour of Assisi and Siena, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Tour of Florence with typical lunch in Piazza Santa Croce
  • Visit to Sant’Antonio Basilica, Piazza del Nettuno, and Piazza Maggiore
  • Private water-taxi transfer to Piazza San Marco and Montepulciano tour
  • Skip the line access to Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica

Itinerary

Day 1, Rome 
Welcome to Rome! After meeting your driver at the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. Transfer included. Overnight stay.

Day 2, Rome - Assisi - Siena - Florence 
Departing at 7:15 am from your hotel by a deluxe coach, you will arrive in Assisi, ready to explore, at your own leisure, this tiny town surrounded by walls, built in the Middle Ages. Board on the bus to reach Siena, a Unesco World Heritage Site, world-known for the Palio, the historical horse race around the shell-shaped town square: Piazza del Campo. Next, you will continue to Florence, where you will check in at your hotel before enjoying dinner and a well-earned night of rest. (B, D)

Day 3, Florence 
After breakfast, you will spend the day venturing around beautiful Florence, the “Cradle of Renaissance, where, with the help of Michelangelo, Italian art reached its pinnacle. Lunch in a typical Tuscan restaurant in Piazza Santa Croce. Enjoy the afternoon and evening at your leisure (B, L)

Day 4, Florence - Bologna - Padua - Venice 
After breakfast in Florence, departure to Bologna. There, you will discover the elegant city center with its “porticos”, it’s shopping streets and so on. From Piazza Malpighi you will walk to Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore (Neptune square and Major square) in the heart of the city, then King Renzo’s Palace; Palazzo Podestà and the basilica of San Petronio, one of the biggest in the world. In the afternoon, continue toward Padova, with Sant’Antonio Basilica: one of the most visited churches by pilgrims of the catholic world. Later in the afternoon, arrival in Venice: the City of Love, one of the most romantic cities of the whole world and, undoubtedly the most beautiful city built by man! Check in at your hotel for dinner and overnight stay. (B, D)

Day 5, Venice 
After breakfast, enjoy your private water-taxi transfer to Piazza San Marco, with “Skip the Line” tickets to visit the splendid St. Mark’s Basilica and, after this, check out the most iconic places of the “Floating City”: the Palazzo dei Dogi, symbol of Venice’s glorious past, the legendary “Bridge of Sighs”. Spend the afternoon at your leisure. (B)

Day 6, Venice - Tuscany Wine Region (Montepulciano) - Rome 
After breakfast, depart from Piazzale Roma heading to Tuscany, world-known for its landscapes, its churches and castles and its delicious wines. You will proceed to Val di Chiana with a stop in Montepulciano, a medieval town rich in history and art. Known for its “Nobile” wine, on purchase in local wine houses. Lunch in a typical restaurant included! After lunch, quick stop with some free time before continuing on to Rome in the early evening. (B, L)

Day 7, Rome 
Between 7:45/8:00 am, after breakfast, depart from the hotel for the included tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica with our exclusive “Skip the Line” access! Upon arrival, your guide will lead you into the museums where you’ll visit one of the most important art collections of the world. Walk along the beautiful Galleries of Tapestries and Geographical Maps before admiring Raphael’s Rooms and, then, the amazing Sistine Chapel. After this incredible masterpiece, you will be taken by a privileged door to St. Peter's Basilica: the biggest church in the world! The tour ends in St. Peter’s Square. Enjoy the rest of the day at your own leisure. (B)

Day 8, Rome
After breakfast, transfer to the airport. (B)

Inclusions

  • 7-night accommodation in a mix of 3 & 4-star hotels (Upgrade to 4* Superior hotels available)
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Transport by deluxe coach
  • English speaking tour escort
  • Entrance tickets to Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica with “Skip the Line”
  • Entrance tickets to St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice with “Skip the Line”
  • Visits with expert local guide as per itinerary (Rome, Florence & Venice)

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